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  1. Chris Pronger out 3-4 weeks after surgery on broken hand; Perfect timing or reason to worry?

    Mar 14, 2011, 5:17 PM EDT

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    Whether the timing works out well or not remains to be seen, but Chris Pronger will miss the next 3-4 weeks with a broken hand.

  2. Game of the Week Preview: Blackhawks, Capitals must remain dominant

    Mar 11, 2011, 3:38 PM EDT

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    While the Blackhawks and Capitals rarely play against each other, they won’t have the luxury of taking it easy because both teams need every point they can get. The fact that they’re also playing some of their best hockey means Sunday’s Game of the Week could produce some fireworks.

  3. Sam Gagner will miss rest of season after tendon surgery

    Mar 11, 2011, 12:42 PM EDT

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    Tendon surgery will reportedly end Sam Gagner’s season.

  4. Blues injury-filled season continues: Alex Steen, Barret Jackman out 4-6 weeks

    Mar 11, 2011, 12:21 PM EDT

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    St. Louis Blues v Florida Panthers

    An injury-filled season continues for the Blues, as both Alex Steen and Barret Jackman will miss four to six weeks.

  5. Chris Pronger out of tonight’s game against Toronto with hand injury

    Mar 10, 2011, 1:42 PM EDT

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    With the Flyers lead in the Eastern Conference getting smaller, losing Chris Pronger even for a night hurts.

  6. Zdeno Chara’s hit leaves Max Pacioretty with severe concussion, fractured vertebrae

    Mar 9, 2011, 1:21 PM EDT

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    As many feared, Max Pacioretty is suffering severe injuries from the ugly hit administered by Zdeno Chara. The Canadiens forward is out indefinitely with a severe concussion and broken vertebrae.

  7. Max Pacioretty leaves Bruins-Canadiens game on a stretcher after brutal hit by Zdeno Chara (Video)

    Mar 8, 2011, 9:39 PM EDT

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    Zdeno Chara, Steve Kampfer, Roman Hamrlik, Max Pacioretty

    Max Pacioretty left the Bruins-Habs game on a stretcher tonight, as Zdeno Chara caught him with a brutal hit in an awkward spot.

  8. Sabres hurting at the wrong time; Vanek, Hecht, Grier, and Kaleta out tonight vs. Pittsburgh

    Mar 8, 2011, 2:16 PM EDT

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    Injuries and illness are piling up at the wrong time for the Sabres and their push for the playoffs.

  9. More Senators injuries: Michalek, Regin and Carkner to miss time

    Mar 7, 2011, 7:34 PM EDT

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    Milan Michalek

    A long season in Ottawa got that much tougher, as the Senators expect Milan Michalek, Peter Regin and Matt Carkner to miss significant amounts of time with injuries and/or surgeries.

  10. Michael Del Zotto will miss 4-6 weeks with fractured finger

    Mar 3, 2011, 3:57 PM EDT

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    Detroit Red Wings v New York Rangers

    A rough season got that much tougher for Rangers defenseman Michael Del Zotto, as the offensive blueliner is expected to miss 4-6 weeks with a fractured finger.

  11. Ales Hemsky injures his right shoulder, expected to miss up to 10 games

    Mar 3, 2011, 3:35 PM EDT

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    Ho, hum: another Ales Hemsky injury. This time it’s a left shoulder ailment that could keep him out 2-3 weeks.

  12. St. Louis Blues place Vladimir Sobotka on IR with left foot injury

    Mar 2, 2011, 3:03 PM EDT

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    sobotkair

    The St. Louis Blues placed Vladimir Sobotka on the injured reserve with a left foot injury today.

  13. Montreal to lose Jaroslav Spacek for 4-6 weeks with knee injury

    Mar 1, 2011, 5:16 PM EDT

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    It’s a good thing Montreal picked up Brent Sopel and Paul Mara recently. Jaroslav Spacek is out for the next 4-6 weeks with a knee injury.

  14. Blackhawks defenseman Jordan Hendry out for six months with torn ACL

    Feb 28, 2011, 6:31 PM EDT

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    The Blackhawks defensive depth takes a hit as Jordan Hendry is done for six months after tearing the ACL in his left knee.

  15. Bad break: Rangers goalie Martin Biron breaks collarbone in practice, out indefinitely

    Feb 28, 2011, 5:06 PM EDT

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    Timing is everything and Martin Biron couldn’t have broken his collarbone at a worse time.

  16. Caps goalie Semyon Varlamov day to day, ECHL goalie Todd Ford gets call to back up Neuvirth

    Feb 26, 2011, 8:30 PM EDT

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    With Semyon Varlamov hurting a little bit, the Caps call on ECHL goalie Todd Ford to back up Michal Neuvirth.

  17. Eric Staal leaves game with upper body injury, won’t play Saturday vs. Montreal

    Feb 25, 2011, 10:54 PM EDT

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    Eric Staal, Erik Cole, Jussi Jokinen

    The Hurricanes improved their playoff chances with a win against the Penguins tonight, but might be in trouble in the long run considering Eric Staal’s second period injury.

  18. Report: Broken finger will sideline Brooks Orpik for about a month

    Feb 24, 2011, 1:47 PM EDT

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    The Penguins continue to suffer from tough injuries, as the team will reportedly play without hard-hitting defenseman Brooks Orpik for about four weeks.

  19. Nicklas Backstrom reportedly day-to-day with fractured thumb

    Feb 22, 2011, 12:06 PM EDT

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    Nicklas Backstrom, Derek Roy

    Nicklas Backstrom reportedly suffered a fractured thumb during Monday’s game against the Penguins. The Capitals claim that it is a day-to-day injury.

  20. Marian Gaborik leaves game with concussion; did Rangers ignore his condition?

    Feb 20, 2011, 5:01 PM EDT

    New York Rangers v New Jersey Devils

    Injury worries flared up during the game when Marian Gaborik did not play for the final two periods in a 4-2 loss to Philadelphia. Turns out Gaborik left the game with a concussion.

  21. Mikko Koivu leaves Wild-Ducks game with hand injury

    Feb 18, 2011, 10:51 PM EDT

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    Mikko Koivu left the Wild’s game against the Ducks with a hand injury. Click “Read More” for the details.

  22. Coyotes put Ed Jovanovski on injured reserve with broken orbital bone

    Feb 18, 2011, 3:44 PM EDT

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    The Coyotes run in the West is going to get a little harder now with Ed Jovanovski out for a few weeks with a broken orbital bone.

  23. Canucks defense injuries at critical mass; Kevin Bieksa out 2-3 weeks with broken foot

    Feb 17, 2011, 1:08 PM EDT

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    Just when you thought the Canucks couldn’t lose any more players on defense to injury, Kevin Bieksa goes down with a broken foot.

  24. Blues put Jaroslav Halak on IR; Time to kiss playoff hopes good bye?

    Feb 17, 2011, 12:43 PM EDT

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    Jaroslav Halak will be out of the Blues lineup with a hand injury. With the West playoff race being as tight as it is, is it time to count out St. Louis?

  25. Blue Jackets put Derick Brassard on IR, out 2-3 weeks with hand injury

    Feb 17, 2011, 11:50 AM EDT

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    Derick Brassard’s bad injury luck strikes again putting him on the IR for 2-3 weeks. Bad timing couldn’t be worse for Columbus.

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